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What does FSGS stand for?

FSGS stands for Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

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The NephCure Foundation is the only organization committed exclusively to supporting research to identify the cause, improve treatment and ultimately find a cure for the potentially debilitating kidney diseases Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Syndrome and Nephrotic Syndrome.
Secondary renal amyloidosis is the most common cause of renal involvement in AS (62%), followed by IgA nephropathy (30%), mesangiop-roliferative glomerulonephritis (5%), membranous nephropathy (1%), focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (1%), and focal proliferative glomerulonephritis (1%).
His kidney failure resulted from Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)--a disease that attacks tiny units (glomeruli) within the kidney where blood is cleaned.